American songwriter, staff writer, music supervisor, producer and entertainer.
Steven started as a roadie for Sammy Davis, Jr.'s summer tours. After college he was Quincy Jones' production assistant and participated on projects like Michael Jackson’s album “Thriller,” “We Are The World,” James Ingram’s solo debut album, Frank Sinatra’s “LA Is My Lady,” and the film, The Color Purple.
Steven went on to Capital Records, where he was a senior executive in A&R and the first person of color to run their New York office. He also oversaw recordings for Freddie Jackson, re-mixes for Duran Duran and The Pet Shop Boys, and the signing of Bebe & Cece Winans and MC Hammer.
Steven later worked at Windswept Pacific Publishing as a creative executive, staff writer & music supervisor. He signed writer / producers Manuel Seal (co-writer on Mariah Carey and Usher hits), Quincy Jones, III (co-writer/producer for TuPac, Ice Cube and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme) and the co-venture with LA Reid’s publishing company, HitCo Music (which spawned hits for TLC, Anita Baker, Destiny’s Child, and numerous Beyonce solo hits).
As a music supervisor, Steven provided support for feature films Havana and Forrest Gump, and was nominated for the Best Film Music Sprit Award for "Hangin' with the Homeboys."
His current focus is management for songwriter, Andre Merritt and Danish singer / songwriter Viktoria Hansen (co-writer on Brandon Beal's “Paradise” and Krewella's “Calm Down”).